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Beryl var. Morganite from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Beryl var. Morganite from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl var. Morganite from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl var. Morganite from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 52154
Mineral:Beryl var. Morganite
Locality:Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Doubly-terminated morganite crystal, the pink variety of the mineral species beryl, with remnants of quartz-muscovite matrix scattered on the surfaces. One termination of the beryl is the flat pinacoid, the other termination has a large (1121) face. Ex. Bruce Jarnot collection
Overall Size:7.5x6.5x5.5 cm
Crystals:7.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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